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CTEGD Symposium

25th Annual Molecular Parasitology/Vector Biology Symposium

April 28 - 29, 2015
UGA Hotel & Conference Center

To celebrate the 25th year, the symposium will be extended by a full day and will expand internationally by including the Japanese delegation. More information will be available in January.

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Graduate Student Training

CTEGD is one of UGA’s most prominent biomedical research and training programs. Students in CTEGD have the choice of 21 laboratories that work at the very forefront of global health.

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Employment Opportunities

Find current employment openings for a variety of research positions.

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CTEGD Members

CTEGD is a research unit at UGA that brings together interdisciplinary researchers from the Departments of Cellular Biology, Microbiology, Genetics, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, Entomology, Infectious Diseases, Ecology, and Food Safety.

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Eyewitness to Ebola: A Reporter's Perspective

Todd Frankel, The Washington Post

October 23, 2014
UGA Chapel

Todd Frankel will share his experience covering the Ebola crisis in Sierra Leone. The lecture was recorded and is now available for viewing.

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Upcoming Events

Jan
6
Tue
11:00 am Cell Biology Seminar @ Coverdell Center Room 175
Cell Biology Seminar @ Coverdell Center Room 175
Jan 6 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Making Up Your Mind: The Integration of Interneurons into Brain Networks Dr. Gordon Fishell Departments of Neuroscience and Physiology, NYU Langone Medical Center, New York Co-sponsored by the Neuroscience Division of the UGA Biomedical and Health Sciences...
Jan
13
Tue
11:00 am Cell Biology Seminar @ Coverdell Center Room 175
Cell Biology Seminar @ Coverdell Center Room 175
Jan 13 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Examining How Nanometer-sized Proteins Build Dynamic Micron-sized Cellular Structures Dr. Tarun Kapoor Department of Chemistry and Cell Biology, The Rockefeller University, New...

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Eyewitness to Ebola: A Reporter’s Perspective
Oct 27, 2014

The Washington Post reporter Todd Frankel shared his experience covering the Ebola outbreak in Sierra Leone during a public lecture at the UGA Chapel on October 23, 2014. The lecture was co-sponsored by CTEGD, Grady College, and the Office of Academic Programs. See video.

Student Spotlight: Briana Flaherty
Oct 29, 2014

Briana Flaherty, a T32 Training Grant graduate student in David Peterson's laboratory, shares about her studies at UGA and her capstone experience in Kenya.

Microscopy Image Wins 5th Place
Oct 30, 2014

Microscopy image taken by Dr. Muthugapatti Kandasamy, director of the Biomedical Microscopy Core, wins 5th place at the 40th Anniversary Nikon Small World Contest.

Who We Are

The Center for Tropical and Emerging Global Diseases (CTEGD) of the University of Georgia is a university-wide, interdisciplinary center established in 1998 to foster research, education and service related to tropical and emerging global infectious diseases.

Based on a strong foundation of parasitology, immunology, cellular and molecular biology, biochemistry and genetics, CTEGD’s 20 faculty are from seven departments in three colleges.

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